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Wars, conflicts and strategy on 2 August in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 2 AUGUST IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 2, 2019

1763: In India, after the capture of Murshidabad, the British troops fight with Mir Kasim at Giria. Mir Kasim is defeated again
http://murshidabad.net/history/history-topic-mir-qasim.htm

1858: The British parliament votes a bill deciding that the government of India is transferred from East India Company to the Crown
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2nd-august-1858-parliament-passes-a-bill-to-take-over-the-administration-of-india-from-the-east-india-company-by-the-british-crown
http://historypak.com/government-of-india-act-1858/
http://www.jagranjosh.com/general-knowledge/government-of-india-act-1858-key-features-1443010726-1

1897: Anglo-Afghan War: The Siege of Malakand ends when a relief column is able to reach the British garrison in the Malakand states adjacent to India’s North West Frontier Province
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Malakand
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6173431.stm

1918: Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War

1943: During the  World War II, PT-109 is rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future US President, saves all but two of his crew
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-forces-attack-pt-boat-with-kennedy-on-board
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motor_Torpedo_Boat_PT-109

1943-08-02 Kennedy

1964: During the Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fires on U.S. destroyers, USS Maddox and the USS Turner Joy
http://www.history.com/news/the-gulf-of-tonkin-incident-50-years-ago
https://history.state.gov/milestones/1961-1968/gulf-of-Tonkin

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1n0eVea9Zg

1971: Nixon administration acknowledges secret army in Laos

1989: Valvettiturai massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 64 ethnic Tamil civilians
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1989_Valvettiturai_massacre

2011: Thousands of people rally for independence from Indonesia in the country’s Papua region, after days of political violence that killed at least 21 people
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110802-thousands-call-independence-west-papua